Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


How sleep the brave, who sink to rest,
By all their country’s wishes blest!
Collins.—Ode written in 1746.

Brav’d in mine own house with a skein of thread!
Shakespeare.—Taming of the Shrew, Act IV. Scene 3. (Petruchio to the Tailor.)